INDIA & PAKISTAN

As many as 1327 farmers have committed suicide in Karnataka since last two years: Minister

As many as 1327 farmers have committed suicide in Karnataka since last two years: Minister

Belagavi: As many as 1327 farmers have committed suicide in Karnataka since last two years and State government has paid compensation to the next to the kin of the deceased, Minister for Agriculture Shivashankara Reddy said in the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday. During a debate on the severe drought conditions prevailed in the State, he […]

BBC’s HardTalk under fire for omitting Pak FM’s mention of Kulbhushan Jadhav, Turkey Presidential advisor’s response to press freedom

BBC’s HardTalk under fire for omitting Pak FM’s mention of Kulbhushan Jadhav, Turkey Presidential advisor’s response to press freedom

Srinagar:The BBC talk show HardTalk is under heavy scrutiny after omitting crucial parts from two recent interviews where the senior advisor to Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Professor Gulnur Aybet and Pakistan’s Finance Minister Asad Umar were guests on the show. A range of topics were discussed in the hard-hitting interview on Monday with President […]

SFJ’s ‘Kartarpur Convention 2019’ is ISI game plan, says Punjab CM

SFJ’s ‘Kartarpur Convention 2019’ is ISI game plan, says Punjab CM

New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Capt. Amarinder Singh on Tuesday urged Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to ‘stop’ actions by various anti-India forces in his country if he is ‘serious’ about peace with India and alleged that the ‘proposed Kartarpur Convention 2019’ of US-based Sikh for Justice (SFJ) is in effect an […]

Delhi HC convicts Sajjan Kumar in 1984 anti-Sikh riot case

Delhi HC convicts Sajjan Kumar in 1984 anti-Sikh riot case

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday held Congress leader Sajjan Kumar and others guilty in a 1984 anti-Sikh riot case and sentenced him to life imprisonment.The court asked Sajjan Kumar to surrender by December 31. A bench of Justice S. Muralidhar and Justice Vinod Goel overturned a trial court judgement that had acquitted […]

Pakistan asks international organisations to “raise voice against” humanitarian crisis in Kashmir

Pakistan asks international organisations to “raise voice against” humanitarian crisis in Kashmir

Srinagar: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday called on global human rights organisations to take notice of the atrocities by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir, saying he was hopeful that the groups would raise their voice against state terrorism. While speaking at a press conference alongside Dr Mohammad Faisal, the spokesperson for the Ministry […]

SC didn’t go into pricing, technical aspects of Rafale; only JPC can probe deal: Congress

SC didn’t go into pricing, technical aspects of Rafale; only JPC can probe deal: Congress

New Delhi: The Congress said Saturday the Supreme Court, which gave the government relief in the Rafale jet case, has not gone into the pricing and technical aspects of the aircraft and it is only a joint parliamentary committee that can probe whether there was any irregularity in the deal. At a press conference, Congress leader […]

SC dismisses all six writ petitions in Rafale case

SC dismisses all six writ petitions in Rafale case

New Delhi: In a major relief for the NDA government, the Supreme Court on Friday dismissed all the six writ petitions seeking a court-monitored investigation into the Rafale deal. A three-judge bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi, also said that it did not find any substantial element […]

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